Dance students sit in a studio, listening to instructor

Faces of community-engaged scholarship: Jesús Muñoz

Nov. 11, 2022

Read a Q&A highlighting graduate student Jesús Muñoz, a ballet and modern dancer with roots in Mexican and Cuban folkloric, Afro-Cuban and Cuban popular and contemporary dance, who wanted to connect his thesis to communities outside of academia.

Archie Christie, Major Belcher, Mr. Bates (secretary) and Agatha Christie

Notion of intimacy between rivals sparks basis for novel

March 31, 2022

The real-life disappearance of Agatha Christie inspired Nina de Gramont—a one-time CU Boulder creative writing student, who now has a New York Times bestselling novel, “The Christie Affair.”

New Washington Park mural in Denver

Work of JILA's Cindy Regal inspires Denver mural

Feb. 8, 2022

Cindy Regal, a fellow at JILA, has helped consult on a new mural placed in Washington Park in Denver, Colorado.

Swallows on a power line

Interactive website immerses viewers in the world of barn swallows

Oct. 18, 2021

The honors project of Avani Fachon, a CU undergraduate in ecology and evolutionary biology, shines light on the interaction between humans and barn swallows.

Chicana Light project

ATLAS graduate project sheds light on Chicano civil rights movement

Oct. 13, 2021

Andrea Fautheree Márquez’s project, “Chicana Light,” which explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado, is also “a love letter” to her parents, who were activists in the movement.

Rae Lewark performing underwater

Graduate dives deep for water conservation awareness

June 21, 2021

Students go to great lengths to create their honor’s theses. Combining her passions for environmental sustainability, self-expression and the element of water, Rae Lewark tells the story of water's lifecycle through free diving and dance.

Folsom Field during The Rolling Stones concert in 1981. (Photo by Michael Goldman (Pharm'78).)

A look back at 10 concerts at CU Boulder

March 2, 2021

CU has hosted many amazing artists over the years, representing everything from classical cello to electronic dance music. Here are 10 great concerts that were performed at CU Boulder.

Hannah Richardson in a field

First-year student turns coronavirus chaos into self-produced album

Oct. 13, 2020

While at home during the pandemic, undergraduate Hannah Richardson used her closet as a recording studio to produce an album.

Areyana Proctor

Media student captures life stories with video startup Mamabird Interviews

Sept. 8, 2020

Determined to make the most of her life and have an impact on the world, sophomore Areyana Proctor helped launch a video production company that produces legacy interviews to preserve families’ history and memories.

Allyson Burbeck

Street art portrays Denver’s Chicana/o culture

Aug. 19, 2020

Captivated by the colorful, historic murals painted by Chicano and Chicana artists in the La Alma-Lincoln Park area in Denver, CU alumna Allyson Burbeck focused her graduate thesis on examining the history and legacy of the neighborhood's muralism.